Equipment News

Omega Morgan acquires Sarens joint venture
Omega Morgan has acquired the crane divisions joint venture of Omega Morgan Sarens.
Telematics usage expected to grow
Effective fleet management and the data from telematics systems are especially valuable, especially in a down market.
Pilot car industry ensures critical roadway safety
Louis Juneau offers a candid look at the pilot car industry and why it’s so important to rigging a heavy haul.
CWI Crane expands fleet with Demag
CWI Crane & Rigging has purchased a new 120 ton capacity 2020 Demag AC100-4L from Empire Crane Company.
Manitowoc crawlers aid Texas turbine installation
IEA used four Manitowoc crawler cranesfor the installation of turbines at a wind farm in Texas.
Fagioli continues to perfect lifting and moving
ACT honors Fagioli’s lifting and moving legacy.
Bay Ltd. expands fleet with Liebherr ATs
Bay Ltd took delivery of 15 new Liebherr cranes in 2020 adding to the 45 Liebherr cranes already in the fleet
Select Crane expands fleet with Wolff 166 B
Select Crane Sales recently took delivery of a Wolff 166 B model.
Mexico heavy haulers face Covid challenges
The global pandemic has created many challenges for heavy haul and rigging companies in Mexico
Electronic steering for trailer
Faymonville adds electronic steering to twin-tyre self-propelled trailer range 
iCraneTrax to allow shared data feed
iCraneTrax, the fleet and business management software from A1A Software LLC, now enables telematics data points to feed other software programs. 
Manitowoc launches new cab
Manitowoc unveils new carrier cab for Grove all terrain models
Massive transformer move in Iowa
Buckingham Heavy Transport hauled two transformers across Iowa
Industrial crane market persists
While the market for industrial cranes is facing similar challenges as the rest of the equipment industry, OEMs and end-users are optimistic.      
Trail King remains industry heavy hitter
Trail King’s trailers are mainstays in many markets, but its specialized haulers are highly revered.
Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr
Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports
Due Wednesday- ACT Sourcebook 2021
The Sourcebook 2021 deadline has been extended. Please complete or return the applicable data form by December 2, 2020
Mammoet launches 6,614-ton mega crane
The SK6,000 is a new 6,614-ton capacity super heavy lift crane from Mammoet, to join the existing SK190 and SK350, and the SK10,000 announced in 2019
Wire versus synthetic rope products
With an abundance of rigging products on the market, one of the important decisions that riggers are faced with is choosing between wire or synthetic rope
Liebherr develops one hoist system
Five of 17 LR 11000 cranes operated by Buckner HeavyLift feature the new boom system.
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